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Travel Advisories

October 14-20, 2017

Interstate Highway Restrictions

 

Weekend

I-95 Hopkinton: I-95 South at Exit 1 (Rte. 3), partial right lane and shoulder closures in a moving operation for chipping and brush cutting, Saturday from 6:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

I-95 Hopkinton:
I-95 North and South at Exit 1 (Rte. 3), right shoulder closures in a moving operation for mowing, Saturday from 6:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

I-295 Lincoln: I-295 North at Exit 9A (Rte. 146 South), ramp narrowed for brush cutting and chipping, Saturday from 6 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Temporary Exit Closure

I-95 Providence: I-95 South at Exit 17 (Rte. 1), exit closed for electrical work, Wednesday and Thursday nights from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. the following day. Follow signed detour.

Upcoming Extended Ramp Narrowing

Providence: On the ramp from I-195 West to I-95 South, ramp narrowed for construction, Friday, October 20 at 9 p.m. to Monday, October 23 at 5 a.m. Expect delays.

Overnight

I-95 Cranston/Providence: I-95 North and South, from just north of the Exit 16 interchange to the Oxford Street overpass, alternating lane closures for construction, Sunday-Thursday nights from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. the following day.

I-195 East Providence: I-195 East, from Exit 6 (Rte. 103) to Exit 8 (Rte. 6), lane and shoulder closures for bridge work, Sunday and Monday nights from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. the following day.

I-95 Hopkinton: I-95 North, from Exit 2 (Hopkinton) to Exit 3 (Rte. 138), partial right lane and shoulder closures for drainage work, Tuesday night from 11 p.m. to 5:30 a.m. the following day.

I-95 Pawtucket:
I-95 North, from the Rte. 15 overpass to the Woodbine St. overpass, left lane and shoulder closures for drainage work, Sunday-Thursday nights from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. the following day.

I-95 Providence/Cranston: I-95 South, between Exit 18 on and off ramps, two right lanes closed for bridge work, Monday from 9 p.m. to 5:30 a.m. the following day.

I-95 Providence:
I-95 North and South, under Rte. 146, alternating lane closures for a bridge inspection, Sunday and Monday nights from 9 p.m. to 4 a.m. the following day.

  • I-95 North: Sunday night
  • I-95 South: Monday night

I-95 Providence/Pawtucket: I-95 North, from Exit 24 (Branch Ave.) to Exit 27 (George St.), left lane closed in a moving operation for drainage work, Monday night from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. the following day.

I-295 Smithfield/Lincoln: I-295 North, from Exit 8B (Rte. 7 North) to Exit 9B (Rte. 146 North), right shoulder closure and ramp narrowing for sweeping and litter removal, Monday night from 11 p.m. to 2 a.m. the following day.

I-95 Warwick to Pawtucket
: I-95 North and South, from I-295 to the Massachusetts state line, partial lane closures in a moving operation for striping, Sunday-Thursday nights from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. the following day.

I-95 Warwick/Cranston:
I-95 North and South over Jefferson Blvd., alternating lane closures for bridge work, Thursday night from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. the following day.

I-95 Warwick:
I-95 North and South, from Exit 12 (I-295/Rte. 113) to Exit 14 (Rte. 37), alternating lane closures for a bridge inspection, Tuesday and Wednesday nights from 9 p.m. to 4 a.m. the following day.

  • I-95 North: Tuesday night
  • I-95 South: Wednesday night

I-95 Warwick: I-95 North and South, under Cowesett Rd., alternating lane closures for a bridge inspection, Tuesday and Wednesday nights from 9 p.m. to 4 a.m. the following day.

  • I-95 North: Tuesday night
  • I-95 South: Wednesday night

Weekday

I-95 Hopkinton: I-95 South at Exit 1 (Rte. 3), right shoulder closed on the ramp for chipping and brush cutting, Monday and Tuesday from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

I-95 Providence: On the ramp from I-195 West to I-95 South, right shoulder closed for construction, Monday-Friday from 6 a.m. to 2 p.m. Watch for construction vehicles exiting and entering the work zone.

Ongoing Restrictions

I-95 Exeter/Richmond: Watch for construction vehicles exiting and entering the median area along I-95 South after Exit 5 (Rte. 102) at the Tefft Hill Trail Bridge, weekdays from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. through Summer 2017.

I-295 Johnston: I-295 North and South at Rte. 5 (Greenville Ave.) between Exit 6 (Rte. 6) and Exit 7 (Rte. 44), right shoulder closures for construction through Summer 2018.

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Other Limited Access Highway Restrictions

Weekend

Rte 146 North Smithfield: Rte. 146 North, just south of the Central St. Bridge, right lane and shoulder closures for bridge work, Saturday from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Overnight

Cranston: Rte. 37 East and West over I-95, alternating lane closures for bridge work, Sunday-Wednesday nights from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. the following day.

  • Rte. 37 East: Sunday and Monday nights
  • Rte. 37 West: Tuesday and Wednesday nights

Rte 4 North Kingstown: Rte. 4 North and South, from Rte. 1 to Rte. 2 (South County Trail), left lane closed in a moving operation for sweeping in the median, Monday night from 11 p.m. to 6 a.m. the following day.

Rte 146 North Providence/Providence: Rte. 146 South, from Sherman Ave. to I-95, lane and shoulder closures in a moving operation for construction, Sunday-Thursday nights from midnight to 6 a.m. the following day.

Rte 146 North Smithfield:
Rte. 146 North and South, from just south of Rte. 5 (Central St.) to the Massachusetts state line, alternating lane and shoulder closures for milling, Sunday-Wednesday nights from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. the following day.

  • Rte. 146 South: Sunday and Monday nights
  • Rte. 146 North: Tuesday and Wednesday nights

Rte 146 Providence: Rte. 146 North and South, from Charles St. to Branch Ave., alternating lane closures for a bridge inspection, Sunday and Monday nights from 9 p.m. to 4 a.m. the following day.

  • Rte. 146 North: Sunday night
  • Rte. 146 South: Monday night

Rte 146 Smithfield: Rte. 146 South, from Sayles Rd. to Rte. 116, left lane closed in a moving operation for drainage work, Wednesday night from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. the following day.

Weekday

North Kingstown: Rte. 1 North and South, from the Narragansett town line to Rte. 4, right shoulder closures for drainage work, Monday-Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Rte 146 North Smithfield: Rte. 146 North, from Rte. 146A to the Massachusetts state line, right shoulder closure and ramp narrowing for sweeping and litter removal, during the early morning hours Tuesday from 2 a.m. to 5:30 a.m.

South Kingstown
: Rte. 1 North and South, from the Charlestown town line to Rte. 4, right shoulder closures for drainage work, Monday-Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Rte 146 North Smithfield:
Rte. 146 North and South, from Old Great Rd. to the Massachusetts state line, alternating lane and shoulder closures for a bridge inspection, Monday from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

North Smithfield: Rte. 146A North and South, from North Main St. to Rte. 104, partial right lane and shoulder closures in a moving operation for drainage work, Wednesday-Friday from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

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Rte 6 Rte 10 Providence: Truck traffic is restricted to the right lane from the Westminster St. overpass over Rte. 10 South/Rte. 6 West to the Rte. 6/Rte. 10 interchange, and on Rte. 6 East at the Rte. 6/Rte. 10 interchange.

Rte 24 Tiverton/Portsmouth: Rte. 24 South at the Old Sakonnet River Bridge, please watch for construction vehicles exiting and entering the shoulder to access the construction site, weekdays from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. through Summer 2018.

Rte 4 Warwick: Rte. 4 South, from the I-95 split to Exit 8 (Rte. 2/East Greenwich), right shoulder closed until December 2017 for bridge work.

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Metropolitan Providence

Temporary Ramp Closures

Providence: The Tobey St. on-ramp to Rte. 6 West will be closed for bridge work, Monday-Thursday nights from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. the following day. Follow signed detour.

Temporary Road Closures

Rte 5 Johnston: Rte. 5 (Greenville Ave.) at I-295 is closed for Narragansett Bay Commission sewer line installation through November 2017. The work zone has been modified with the closure from Salina Ave. to Atwood Ave. Follow signed detours. Please note: the road will remain open to local traffic and emergency vehicles. Click here for additional information.

Pawtucket
: Division Street East over the Division Street Bridge, from Pleasant St. to Water St., will be closed for construction Monday-Friday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Westbound travel is not restricted.  Local traffic is being detoured via Main St. and School St., with an advanced detour available on I-95 North at Exit 28 (School St.)

Providence: South Main St./North Main St., from James St. to Smith St., road closed for paving, Sunday-Tuesday nights from 6 p.m. to 6 a.m. the following day. Follow signed detour.

Ongoing Traffic Patterns

Rte 2 Cranston: Rte. 2 North and South, from Sockanosset Cross Rd. to Howard Ave. under the Rte. 37 overpass, right shoulder and merge lanes closed for bridge work through Friday, November 17. Please note: Motorists exiting Rte. 37 West to Rte. 2 South and Rte. 37 East to Rte. 2 North will be required to stop at the bottom of the ramps prior to entering Rte. 2.

Rte 152 East Providence: Rte. 152 (Newman Ave.) North & South, from Barney St. to the Massachusetts state line, alternating one-way traffic for bridge construction in effect through the duration of the project.

Pawtucket: Taft St., under the Division St. Bridge, a lane shift for construction remains in effect.

Overnight

Cranston: Expect alternating lane closures in a moving operation for roadway striping on the following roads, Sunday-Thursday nights from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. the following day: Atwood Ave.; Phenix Ave.; Pippin Orchard Rd.; Scituate Ave.; Wayland Ave.

Weekday

Providence: Rte. 44 (Smith St.) East and West, from Chalkstone Ave. to Holden St., shoulder closures possible for construction, Monday-Friday from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Parking may be prohibited within the construction zone.

Providence:
South Main St./North Main St., from James St. to Smith St., lane closures possible in a moving operation for construction, Monday-Friday from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Providence:
Weybosset St., from Dorrance St. to Exchange St., lane closures possible for construction, Monday-Friday from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Providence: Westminster St., from Exchange St. to Dorrance St., lane closures possible for construction, Monday-Friday from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.

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Pawtucket: The Barton St. Bridge, between Broad St. and Montgomery St., is currently closed. Get Detour Maps »

Providence: Elmwood Ave. North and South, from the I-95 underpass to the entrance to Roger Williams Park, has continuous alternating lane closures for construction and bridge work through May 2018.

Providence: Visit the City of Providence’s online calendar for traffic restrictions.

Additional lane closures for this region
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East Bay

Barrington: Rte. 114 North, from Massasoit Ave. to County Rd., left lane and shoulder closures for brush cutting, Monday from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Additional lane closures for this region
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Newport County

Temporary Road Closure

Little Compton: Snell Rd., from East Main Rd. to Long Hwy., remains closed for drainage work, weekdays from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Please follow signed detour.

Overnight

Tiverton: Expect alternating lane closures in a moving operation for roadway striping on the following roads, Sunday-Thursday nights from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. the following day: Rte. 177 (Bulgarmarsh Rd.); Rte. 81 (Crandall Rd.); Rte. 179 (East Rd.); Fish Rd.; Highland Rd.; Rtes. 138/77 (Main Rd.); Old Main Rd.; Old Stafford Rd.; Rte. 81 (Stafford Rd.); Rte. 179 (Stone Church Rd.); Williams S. Canning Blvd. (aka R.I. Ave.)

Weekday

Portsmouth: Rte. 138 (East Main Rd.) East and West, from Turnpike Ave. to Park Ave., shoulder closures for construction, Monday-Friday from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

RITBA Bridges

Bristol/Jamestown/Newport/Portsmouth/Tiverton: The Rhode Island Turnpike and Bridge Authority (RITBA) is responsible for maintenance and construction activities on the Jamestown-Verrazzano, Newport Pell, Mt. Hope and Sakonnet River bridges. Click here for more information.

Additional lane closures for this region
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Northern R.I. & Blackstone Valley

Temporary Bridge Closures

Cumberland: The Town-owned Howard Rd. Bridge, which carries Howard Rd. over Abbott Run, is currently closed. Please follow signed detour via Abbot Run Valley Rd. in Cumberland or from Paine Rd. in Massachusetts. More information is available here.

Rte 126
Lincoln: The Mussey Brook Bridge that carries Rte. 126 (Old River Rd.), from Mussey Brook Rd. to Desoto Way over the Mussey Brook is now closed through the end of the year. Get Detour Maps »

Rte 5 North Smithfield: The Central St. Bridge, carrying Rte. 5 (Central St.) over Rte. 146, is currently closed through late Fall 2017. Get Detour Maps »

Smithfield: The Capron Rd. Bridge that carries Capron Rd. over a tributary of the Woonasquatucket River, between Stillwater Rd. and Kane Rd., is currently closed through late Fall 2017. Get Detour Maps »

Ongoing Traffic Pattern

Rte 44 Glocester: A new traffic pattern is in effect on Rte. 44 East and West, at its intersection with Rte. 100. Stop signs replace the former traffic signal that has been deactivated during this stage of construction.

Overnight

Lincoln: Rte. 126 (Old River Road), from Curtis Lane to Ledgemont Dr., alternating one-way traffic in a moving operation for milling, Monday-Thursday nights from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. the following day.

Lincoln: Expect alternating lane closures in a moving operation for roadway striping on the following roads, Sunday-Thursday nights from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. the following day: Rte. 123 (Albion Rd.); Rte. 123 (Breakneck Hill Rd.); Rte. 123 (Front St.); Rte. 116 (George Washington Hwy.); Great Rd.; Rte. 123 (Great Rd.); Rte. 122 (Jencks Hill Rd.); John St.; Rte. 122 (Lonsdale Ave.); Main St. (aka Mainville Rd.); New River Rd. (aka Railroad Ave.); Rte. 216 (Old Louisquisset Pike); Rte. 126 (Old River Rd.); Rte. 126 (River Rd.); Rte. 120 (Sayles Hill Rd.); School St.; Rte. 126 (Smithfield Ave.); Twin River Rd.; Walker St.

Woonsocket:
Expect alternating lane closures in a moving operation for roadway striping on the following roads, Sunday-Thursday nights from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. the following day: Cumberland Hill Rd.; Rte. 114 (Diamond Hill Rd.); Rte. 126 (Manville Rd.); Rte. 122 (Mendon Rd.).

Weekday

Rte 107 Rte 98 Burrillville: Rte. 107 at Rte. 98, watch for our crews in a moving operation for striping, Monday from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Rte 44 Glocester: Rte. 44 East and West at Rte. 100, right shoulder closed for construction, Monday-Friday from 6 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Rte 6 Johnston: Rte. 6 (Hartford Ave.) East and West, from the I-295 on-ramp to Belfield Dr., lane closures for NBC sewer work, Monday-Friday from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Rte 102 North Smithfield: Rte. 102 North and South, from N. Main St. to Main St. and from North Main St. to the Rte. 146 overpass, partial right lane and shoulder closures in a moving operation for drainage work, Monday-Friday from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Rte 5 North Smithfield: Rte. 5 (Providence Pike) North and South, from Church St. to North Main St., alternating one-way traffic for construction, Monday-Friday from 7 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

North Smithfield: Rte. 102 South, from North Main St. to Main St., partial right lane and shoulder closures in a moving operation for drainage work, Monday and Tuesday from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

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Rte 122 Woonsocket: On Rte. 122 (Hamlet Ave.) at the Hamlet Ave. Bridge over the Blackstone River, lane shifts possible for day work through Fall 2017.

Additional lane closures for this region
may be listed under Other Limited Access Highways

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South County

Overnight

Exeter: Expect alternating lane closures in a moving operation for roadway striping on the following roads, Sunday-Thursday nights from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. the following day: Arcadia Rd.; Nooseneck Hill Rd.; Rte. 102 (Victory Hwy.)

Hopkinton:
Expect alternating lane closures in a moving operation for roadway striping on the following roads, Sunday-Thursday nights from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. the following day: Arcadia Rd.; Rte. 3 (Nooseneck Hill Rd./Main St.)

Richmond:
Expect alternating lane closures in a moving operation for roadway striping on the following roads, Sunday-Thursday nights from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. the following day: Arcadia Rd.; Rte. 138 (Main St.); Nooseneck Hill Rd.

South Kingstown: Expect alternating lane closures in a moving operation for roadway striping on the following roads, Sunday-Thursday nights from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. the following day: High St.; Ministerial Rd.

New Traffic Pattern

Charlestown/Richmond: Effective Monday, October 16, motorists will experience an alternating one-way traffic pattern controlled by temporary traffic signals 24 hours a day on Rte. 112 North and South, from Butter Lane to Carolina Mill Lane. Expect delays.

Weekday

Hopkinton/Richmond: Rte. 91 (Church St.) East and West at the Wood River Bridge, shoulder closures with a double lane shift for bridge work, weekdays from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. This new traffic pattern is scheduled to last through Tuesday, October 31.

North Kingstown:
Rte. 1A (Boston Neck Rd.) at Rte. 102 (Phillips St.), alternating traffic for Town of North Kingstown sewer work, Monday-Friday from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.

North Kingstown:
Rte. 138 East at Rte. 1 North and South, alternating lane and shoulder closures for a bridge inspection, Tuesday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Westerly
: Rte. 1A, from Granite St. to Rte. 1 (Post Rd.), lane closures for drainage work, Monday-Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Westerly: Airport Rd. East and West, form Rte. 1 to Winnapaug Rd., alternating one-way traffic with lane and shoulder closures for brush cutting and chipping, Monday and Tuesday from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Additional lane closures for this region
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West Bay

Weekend

Warwick: Rte. 1 (Greenwich Ave.), from Veterans Memorial Dr. to Apponaug Four Corners, and Post Rd., from Apponaug Four Corners to Water St., lane and shoulder closures for paving, during the early morning hours, Saturday from 2 a.m. to 6 a.m.

Overnight

East Greenwich/Warwick: Main St. and Post Rd. North and South, from Rte. 117 to Frenchtown Rd., right lane closed in a moving operation for pothole patching, Monday night from 11 p.m. to 6 a.m. the following day.

Warwick: Motorists may experience intermittent lane closures and delays for striping within the Apponaug Circulator Project, including Post Rd., Veterans Memorial Dr., Veterans Memorial Dr. Ext. and Centerville Rd., Sunday-Thursday nights from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. the following day.

Warwick/Cranston: Rte. 2 North and South, from Rte. 117 (Centerville Rd.) to Rte. 10, right lane and shoulder closures for sweeping, Monday night from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. the following day.                      

Warwick/Cranston: Rte. 2 (Bald Hill Rd.) North and South, from West Natick Rd. to #153, alternating one-way traffic in a moving operation for milling, Monday-Thursday nights from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. the following day. Expect delays.

Ongoing Traffic Pattern

Warwick: At Apponaug Four Corners (Post Rd. at Centerville Rd. and Greenwich Ave.), a new traffic pattern has been established. Motorists are now required to navigate through the area around traffic barrels as a phase in the roundabout development. Stay to the right of the barrels. Lane shifts for construction Monday-Friday from 6 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Temporary Road Closure

Rte 117 Warwick: Rte. 117 (Centerville Rd.), east of Meadow St. to Post Rd., including the bridge, remains closed to through traffic for construction until the final traffic configuration is implemented.  Local traffic access will be maintained to the businesses.

Weekday

Coventry: Arnold Rd. North and South, from Tiogue Ave. to New London Turnpike, two lanes of traffic with narrowed lanes possible, with occasional stoppage in traffic for equipment movement, for Town of Coventry sidewalk and repaving work, weekdays from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. through the end of November.

Coventry:
Rte. 102 at Rte. 117, lane shifts in place, with alternating lane closures possible for construction, Monday-Friday from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Warwick: Rte. 1 (Greenwich Ave.), from Veterans Memorial Dr. to Apponaug Four Corners, and Post Rd., from Apponaug Four Corners to Water St., lane and shoulder closures for paving, during the early morning hours, Tuesday from 2 a.m. to 6 a.m.

Rte 117A Warwick: Rte. 117A East, at the intersection of Warwick Ave. and Airport Rd., right lane closed for drainage work, Tuesday from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Rte 117 Warwick:
Post Rd. Village, from Apponaug Four Corners to West Shore Rd., lane shifts for construction, Monday-Friday from 6 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Warwick:
Rte. 1 (Greenwich Ave.), from Veterans Memorial Dr. to Apponaug Four Corners, lane shifts and closures for construction, Monday-Friday from 6 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Warwick:
Rte. 2 South, from West Natick Rd. to Rte. 113 (East Ave.), right lane closed for a bridge inspection, Thursday and Friday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Warwick: Rte. 117A (Warwick Ave.) at Airport Rd., right turn lane and right lane closures for drainage work, Monday from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

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Rte 2 Warwick: Rte. 2 North, from Rhode Island Mall to the I-295 overpass, center lane closed for bridge work through Fall 2017.

117 Warwick: Rte. 117 (Centerville Rd.), from Meadow St./Burger King to Post Rd. (Apponaug Four Corners), Eastbound and Westbound traffic are now using the Veterans Memorial Dr. Extension. Centerville Rd. is closed to thru traffic from Post Rd. to Meadow St. Please note: access to/from businesses is maintained.

Warwick: Airport Connector East at the Jefferson Blvd. off-ramp, lanes shifted to the high speed lane, with all exits open. Westbound traffic will continue through the current configuration through Winter 2017.

Additional lane closures for this region
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